Over the past few decades, Josiah has risen steadily in the Social Security Administration rankings, entering the top 100 in 2008. In the Bible, Josiah was the son of King Amon and only 8 years old when he began to rule Judah. Known for his piety, he rid the land of false idols and priests and set out on a new covenant with God. In American history, Josiah Bartlett was a statesman and a physician who signed the Declaration of Independence. On the TV series The West Wing, Josiah “Jed” Bartlett was the name of the president, played by Martin Sheen.
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